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Japan becomes an imperialist power. Ms. Susan M. Pojer & Mrs. Lisbeth Rath Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY. Read Chapter 12, Sec. 2 on Modernizing Japan. Add to the Cornell Notes we take today, especially the Information about the Japanese invasion of China, Russia and Korea.

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Japan becomes an imperialist power

Japan

becomes an

imperialist power

Ms. Susan M. Pojer & Mrs. Lisbeth RathHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY


Hw due friday

Read Chapter 12, Sec. 2 on Modernizing Japan. Add to the Cornell Notes we take today, especially the Information about the Japanese invasion of China, Russia and Korea.

HW: Due Friday


Please set up your notes like this

Please set up your notes like this:

Japan Industrializes

Key words, ASQ and BSQ

Also:

Put Green Questions Here

Summary, notes, pictures, diagrams, etc…

Also:

Put the Answers to the Green Questions Here

Summary:


Japan becomes an imperialist power

Japan Changes Direction During the Meiji Era: 1868 - 1912

Commodore Matthew Perry


Isolationist japan for 200 years japan had closed its borders to all outsiders

Japanese leaders feared the effect Europeans were having on nearby Java, Malaysia and China so they Closed Japan

Japan stopped all trade

Japan closed all foreign embassies

Japanese soldiers killed any foreign sailors who washed up on Japanese soil

Japan sank any ships that came near

Isolationist Japan- For 200 years, Japan had closed its borders to all outsiders.


Japan becomes an imperialist power

Japan Learns a Lesson!

In 1862, just before the start of the Meiji period, Tokugawa sent officials and scholars to China to study the situation there. A Japanese recorded in his diary from Shanghai…

The Chinesehave become servants to the foreigners. Sovereignty may belong to China but in fact it's no more than a colony of Great Britain and France.

Why did Japan close her borders?


Japan becomes an imperialist power

1853 – Commodore Matthew Perry“Opens Up” Japan to Western Trade!

Commodore Matthew Perry


Japan becomes an imperialist power

Why were the Japanese so terrified by Perry’s ships?

Perry’s “Black Ships”


Japan becomes an imperialist power

What Did the U. S. Want with Japan??

  • Coaling stations to refuel their steam ships on the trade route to China.

  • More trading partners to buy their factory goods.

  • Exotic products like silk and tea.

  • A safe place for ship-wrecked sailors.


Japan becomes an imperialist power

China’s “Unequal Treaties”

  • After the Opium War of 1839-1842, Japan was convinced that it had to Open Up to the West or risk the utter defeat China had experienced at the hands of the English.


Japan becomes an imperialist power

The Treaty of Kanagawa - 1854

Impressed and intimidated by American weapons and technology, the Japanese government (the Shoguns) agree to a treaty.

Their bows, arrows and swords will do little good against Commodore Perry’s cannons and guns

Why did the Japanese sign the treaty with the Americans?


Please do not talk at this time jan 9

Please do not talk at this timeJan 9

  • Get out a half sheet (you can share with a friend) and your homework. Use them to answer these questions:

    1.With which nation did Japan sign the Treaty of Kanagawa, opening ports for trade?

    A. KoreaC. Germany

    B. BritainD. USA

  • What period in history did the Meiji Era in Japan cover?

    A. 1788-1822C. 1828-1880

    B. 1812-1854D. 1867-1912

  • Russia and Japan went to war over what issues?

    A. Trade with ChinaC. Japan’s colonization of Taiwan

    B. Japan’s annexation of KoreaD. Russia’s presence in Manchuria

  • Which of the following was a result of the Sino-Japanese War?

    A. China was forced out of Korea

    B. China and Japan signed a Hands Off agreement over Korea

    C. Russia was forced out of Manchuria and Korea

    D. Korea was divided between Chinese and Japanese control


Answers

Answers

1.With which nation did Japan sign the Treaty of Kanagawa, opening ports for trade?

A. KoreaC. Germany

B. BritainD. USA

  • What period in history did the Meiji Era in Japan cover?

    A. 1788-1822C. 1828-1880

    B. 1812-1854D. 1867-1912

  • Russia and Japan went to war over what issues?

    A. Russia’s presence in Manchuria C. Japan’s colonization of Taiwan

    B. Japan’s annexation of KoreaD. Trade with China

  • Which of the following was a result of the Sino-Japanese War?

    A. Russia was forced out of Manchuria and Korea

    B. China and Japan signed a Hands Off agreement over Korea

    C. China was forced out of Korea

    D. Korea was divided between Chinese and Japanese control

HW: Finish Japan Industrializes Reading on line as necessary.


Japan becomes an imperialist power

Not Everyone Agrees with this Decision…

  • The highly idealistic warriors known as the samurai felt that the arrival of Westerners was an attack on the traditional values of Japan.

  • They believed that:

    • Japan was sacred ground.

    • The emperor, now a figurehead in Kyoto, was a God.

  • They were furious at the Shogun for signing treaties with the West without the Emperor’s consent.

  • Their slogan Revere the Emperor, Expel the Barbarians!


  • Japan becomes an imperialist power

    A powerful group of samurai overthrow the Shogun.

    They put the young Emperor Meiji on the throne and “Help” him rule until he is old enough and powerful enough to rule on his own

    Emperor Meiji decided to fight fire with fire

    He offers to trade access and goods for knowledge and technology

    He begins to modernize and industrialize Japan

    The Meiji Revolt- 1868

    Emperor Is “Restored” to Power

    MEIJI “Enlightened Rule”


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    Newspaper Cartoon, 1870s?

    Enlightened Half-Enlightened Un-Enlightened


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    Modernization by “Selective Borrowing”

    • Popular board game.

    • Start by leaving Japan & studying in various Western capitals.

    • End by returning to Japan and becoming aprominent governmentofficial.

    • This was the path of many Japanese students

    Explain Meiji’s strategy (plan) to make Japan equal to the USA and Europe?


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    EuropeanGoods

    • Europe and America began tobe very popular to many Japanese.

    • New slogan:Japanese Spirit; Western Technology!


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    The Japanese Became Obsessedwith Western Styles

    Civilization and Enlightenment!


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    Everything Western Was Fashionable!


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    Everything Western Was Fashionable!

    Japanese soldiers with their wives.


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    The Rulers Set the Tone with Western Dress

    Emperor Meiji Empress Haruko (1868- 1912)


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    Changing Women’sFashions

    The First“Miss Japan”(1908)

    1900 Styles


    Japan becomes an imperialist power

    LandRedistribution

    Westernizethe SchoolSystem(Fr. & Ger.)

    Abolitionof the feudal system

    ModernBankingSystem

    Modernize the Army(Prussian)

    MeijiReforms

    WrittenConstitution(Germans)

    Build aModern Navy(British)

    Human Rights & ReligiousFreedom

    EmperorWorshipIntensified


    Please set up pg 53a in your notebook like this title it industrializing japan

    Please set up pg. 53A in your notebook like this. Title it Industrializing Japan.

    As you read about the industrialization of Japan, fill out the Japan side of the chart. Then use what you know, your notes and book to fill out the England side.


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